Morgan: end smacking
Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:10
THE Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, has called for all
smacking of children to be banned. Speaking at a vigil in Cardiff
on Tuesday to mark Universal Children's Day, he said that the
defence of "reasonable punishment", which parents can use to
justify physical punishment, should be removed.
Dr Morgan said: "Jesus believed that children were not just an
asset for the future, or a commitment to be undertaken for the sake
of society. They were of infinite value as children. They ...
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